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Dems take Opportunity Agenda on the Road

Dems take Opportunity Agenda on the Road

Posted: April 19, 2017

Lawmakers to tour Maine for budget that cuts property taxes, fully funds schools and invests in communities, families and jobs AUGUSTA — After an...

Sen. Breen recognizes Equal Pay Day

Sen. Breen recognizes Equal Pay Day

Posted: April 04, 2017

AUGUSTA — April 4 is Equal Pay Day, the point in the new year by which white women nationally have finally earned what men earned in the previous...

Committee endorses Libby’s bill to protect consumers from controversial energy vendors

Committee endorses Libby’s bill to protect consumers from controversial energy vendors

Posted: March 31, 2017

A bill by Sen. Nate Libby, D-Lewiston, to bring much-needed consumer protection and transparency to the controversial competitive electricity supply...

Workers, businesses rally behind ‘Buy America, Build Maine Act’

Workers, businesses rally behind ‘Buy America, Build Maine Act’

Posted: March 27, 2017

Jackson’s bill would support American manufacturing, reinvest taxpayer dollars in Maine AUGUSTA — A bill by Sen. Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, would...

Radio Address | Jackson: Put Maine jobs, American manufacturing first

Radio Address | Jackson: Put Maine jobs, American manufacturing first

Posted: March 10, 2017

Hi, this is Senator Troy Jackson from Allagash. Thanks for listening. I have always believed that if there’s work that needs to be done in...

Sen. Diamond introduces Real ID fix to guarantee Mainers’ travel rights

Sen. Diamond introduces Real ID fix to guarantee Mainers’ travel rights

Posted: March 07, 2017

Compliance will avoid bureaucratic nightmare that’s keeping veterans from their doctors AUGUSTA — Legislation by Sen. Bill Diamond, D-Windham,...

Maine Senate votes for Task Force to boost workforce and the economy

Maine Senate votes for Task Force to boost workforce and the economy

Posted: March 07, 2017

Sen. Libby’s order creates panel of lawmakers, educators and business experts AUGUSTA — The Maine Senate on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve...

Sen. Diamond introduces Real ID fix to guarantee Mainers’ travel rights

Posted: March 06, 2017

AUGUSTA — Legislation by Sen. Bill Diamond, D-Windham, would bring Maine into compliance with federal ID standards, ending burdensome new...

Libby introduces bill to improve, expand Maine's railroads

Posted: March 03, 2017

AUGUSTA — Sen. Nate Libby, D-Lewiston, introduced a bill Thursday that would push the Maine Department of Transportation to more aggressively...

Dion introduces bill to lower energy costs, expand natural gas infrastructure

Posted: March 02, 2017

AUGUSTA — A bill by Sen. Mark Dion, D-Portland, would extend the Public Utilities Commission’s authority to expand natural gas capacity in Maine,...